Welcome to Cheval
Private, gated community filled with luxury and serenity just outside the heart of Tampa
Widely considered one of the best places to live in the state of Florida, Cheval’s stunning scenery, privacy, and picturesque properties have made it an ideal location for successful young professionals, families, entrepreneurs, and retirees alike.
This five-star community offers everything a resident could ever need, from fine dining services to private golf courses, swimming facilities, and 24-hour security protection ensuring the safety of every resident in the neighborhood. Just 17 miles north of central Tampa, this one-of-a-kind community offers the ease and convenience that comes with living in a big city without having to worry about the overwhelming hustle and bustle.
Most homes in the community are styled in either French or Mediterranean-inspired architecture, and since most of the homes are new builds, the majority come with state-of-the-art, luxury appliances and finishes, adding to the sense of elegance and refinement that permeates the neighborhood.
What to Love
• Ideal location
• 24-hour security protection
• Stunning scenery and landscaping
• Beautiful modern homes
People & Lifestyle
Cheval is considered one of the most desirable communities in the greater Tampa area and has attracted an array of successful residents. However, the area has also maintained a level of affordability, creating an elegant and exclusive oasis without becoming overwhelmingly out of reach. The average annual household income for Cheval is $70,000, which is just over the national average. Homes in the community have a median value of $350,000, which is reasonable compared to values in surrounding areas.
Homeowners living in this gated community enjoy an active and social lifestyle. Many residents take full advantage of the numerous amenities offered within the community and often attend the annual events and get-togethers hosted by local organizations and charity groups.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The dining scene around Cheval is certainly one of the best in Tampa. There is a plethora of highly-rated restaurants and exceptional eateries throughout the area. The Tavern at Cheval is certainly one of the local highlights. Located right in the center of The Club at Cheval Golf Course, their New American style menu includes ahi tuna poke bowls, pappardelle pasta with spinach and mushrooms, and an array of delicious hand-tossed pizzas.
Revelations Cafe is another local favorite. Offering a healthy and nutritious plant-based menu, their dishes include a fancy peanut butter and jelly sandwich, goat cheese and fig flatbread, and a mouthwatering vegan Philly wrap with caramelized onions, red peppers, and sauteed mushrooms.
House of Brews Tavern and Grill’s divine take on classic American bar and comfort food has really put them on the map. Their menu includes bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers, a steak and lamb gyro, and a buffalo chicken wrap that guests adore.
Nabruzzi Trattoria has been serving some of the area’s best classic Italian food for years and has become something of a community staple. Their menu includes tagliatelle alla vodka, chicken florentine, and an outstanding Osso Bucco.
Things to Do
Just a short drive outside of Tampa, residents living in Cheval can easily enjoy the plethora of activities offered in the city. However, the local area also has numerous entertainment opportunities and recreational activities for homeowners to enjoy throughout the year. The Club at Cheval is certainly one of the most appealing and popular local attractions. This world-class athletic club offers everything from an upscale golf course to tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a private swimming facility. The CABA Golf Classic at Cheval is a highly anticipated annual event that golf enthusiasts always look forward to.
Another beloved annual event is the Lutz Arts and Crafts Festival. Bringing together over 300 vendors, this thrilling event filled with great food, live music, and a plethora of fantastic arts and crafts is great fun for the whole family.
There are many families living in the Cheval community, all of which are exceptionally dedicated to the high-quality education of their children. This is especially evident in the various top-ranking schools in the area, including:
• Gaither High School, 9-12, top-ranking public high school where students regularly test above average